Lord Soley

Leaving a Union

Lord Soley

The EU referendum debate last Friday brought out an important point about leaving a union of which you are already a member. A similar argument applies to Scotland leaving the UK as well. Lord Shipley in a very well informed contribution made the point that leaving the EU could make the UK more, not less…

Leave of absence

Lord Soley

It is good to welcome Baroness Murphy back to the blog after her extended period of leave! I am going to follow her example and take an extended break. I have been posting fewer entries recently partly because I am focussing on a couple of other projects. I started blogging as an MP around 2002/3.…

Royal privacy

Lord Soley

I’m pleased Buckingham Palace is going for the Photographer as well as the magazine. This is nothing to do with a right to publish. It is everything to do with a couple on holiday with a friend having the right to privacy. Perhaps the real answer is to get the name and address of the…